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Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum

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Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum

Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum

Ban Roi An Phan Yang Museum is an exhibition center of antiques and woodcarving masterpieces. It features some unique examples of arts and craft from the Lanna era. Several galleries displaying contemporary potteries, woodcarving items, antiques, and Lanna art pieces.

This museum is the labor of love of a Thai man, Charoui Na Soonton, who has collected more than 1,000 wood carvings. The “museum” is actually his house, a warren-like maze of rooms filled with carvings in all styles, from giant elephants to intricate bas-relief carvings displaying an episode from the Ramakien (the Thai version of the Ramayana). There are Buddha statues, columns with traditional deities elephants, goddesses, demons and more. Some of the pieces on the wall are up to 20 feet long and may be up to 6 feet high.

Fee : Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum

• Admission fee: 200 baht

• Student group: 10-50 baht/person

Accommodation & Activities Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum

•     Only a short drive from Chiang Mai.

•     Take a tour, buy a souvenir visit museums and gallery.

Getting to Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum

15 km southwest of Chiang Mai on Highway 108. on the left side of the highway (between km markers 19 and 20)

Contact : Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum

Lanna Woodcarving Art Museum  Tel: (66) 5335 5819, (66) 5382 2649

Enjoy, Ban Roi An Phan Yang Wood Carving and Museum in Chiangmai Thailand.

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